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Friday, November 29, 2019

The 23rd annual KUU-US Crisis Line Festival of Trees kicked off Nov. 26 with a press event that included sponsors.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

The next round of road paving has begun in Ahousaht, with work in the Happy Hill neighbourhood near the schools that started in early November.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The future of Indigenous rights in British Columbia will be different than how they were recognised in the past, according to legislation about to be put into law in Victoria.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A sizeable increase in the annual allowable cut along the Island’s southwestern coast has the potential to bring greater stability to a specialty sawmill faced with a fibre supply shortage.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

November is Diabetes Awareness month, and it is estimated that 25 per cent of B.C.’s Indigenous people will develop Type 2 diabetes, compared to 10 per cent of non-Indigenous people. It is also known that...

Monday, November 25, 2019

As the Declaration of the Rights of First Peoples Act progresses through the legislature, a small Vancouver Island First Nation fighting for territorial recognition is calling on the province to show its...

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Four sets of lawyers delivered closing arguments in Candice Servatius versus School District 70, the case that seeks to ban smudging and Indigenous prayer in British Columbia's public schools.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Is spiritual cleansing by burning sage a religious act? This was the central issue explored today on day four of the trial in which a Port Alberni mother is challenging the use of Indigenous cultural...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls concluded in June when the 1,200-page report was presented to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

In what many consider to be a disastrous year for salmon on the West Coast, an organization specializing in pollution mitigation is moving quickly to ensure that the few fish expected to reach Clayoquot...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

On day two of a trial that delves into Indigenous content in the public school system, Candice Servatius, the mother of two students attending a Port Alberni elementary school in 2015, took the stand on the...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Traffic and pedestrian safety improvements for Cathedral Grove continue to move forward following two rounds of online and face-to-face consultations in Port Alberni and Parksville.

Monday, November 18, 2019

The trial between Candice Servatius and School District 70 (Alberni) began Nov. 18, 2019 in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, in Nanaimo, B.C.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Amid concerns from environmental groups of dwindling herring stocks off Vancouver Island, biologists monitoring the species are observing gradually improving populations.

Monday, November 18, 2019

A routine water taxi trip between Tofino and Ahousaht became a frightening experience for over a dozen passengers, when the vessel hit rocks Saturday evening.

Friday, November 15, 2019

A First Nations group pressing for a coastwide commercial harvest of seals and sea lions has partnered with taxidermist FurCanada and met with Chinese consular officials to explore market opportunities.

Friday, November 15, 2019

A First Nations group pressing for a coastwide commercial harvest of seals and sea lions has partnered with taxidermist FurCanada and met with Chinese consular officials to explore market opportunities.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) are using aerial drones to get a unique perspective into the underwater behaviour of northern and southern resident killer whales off the B.C. coast....

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Significant improvements are coming to the logging road that Anacla and Bamfield residents rely on.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

At the Alberni Indian Residential School in 1969, a headstrong nine-year old boy misses his family. His grandparents live so close that all the lonely little boy has to do is sneak away unnoticed, cross the...

Thursday, November 14, 2019

After two months, Full Circle Youth Life Skills & Wellness has come to an end.

The pilot youth group was organized by the combination of two NTC services, Child & Youth and Teechuktl Mental...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The people of Ahousaht love their mobile communications devices as much as any other Canadian, but back home in the village, service is virtually non-existent.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Hupacasath journalist Wawmeesh Hamilton was among those honoured by his alma mater this past week.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Homeless people, you see them everywhere, pushing shopping carts filled with their treasured belongings. They congregate around upper Third Avenue in Port Alberni accessing free food, clothing and services...

Friday, November 8, 2019

Know your favourite fungi.

That’s the golden rule among Nuu-chah-nulth food gatherers who savour the Island’s abundant wild mushrooms, some of them prized, others deadly poisonous.

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